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Wings' potential first-round opponent

Saturday, 04.11.2009 / 2:27 PM ET / News
By John Hahn  - Senior Director of Communications
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Wings\' potential first-round opponent
DETROIT -- Following Friday’s National Hockey League action, the Red Wings’ potential first round playoff opponent is down to three teams:  Columbus, Anaheim or St. Louis.
Tonight, Columbus hosts Minnesota at 7:00 pm ET and Anaheim travels to Phoenix at 8:00 pm ET.  Depending up on the outcomes of tonight’s games, the seeds may not be decided until tomorrow when St. Louis travels to Colorado in the final game of the NHL regular season (5:00 pm ET).

6, 7, AND 8 SEED SCENARIOS
Columbus will finish 6th by earning a point tonight.
Columbus will finish 6th if they do not earn a point, and both Anaheim and St. Louis lose.
Columbus will finish 7th if they don’t earn a point and Anaheim wins while St. Louis loses.
Columbus can finish 8th if they don’t earn a point and Anaheim and St. Louis both win.
 
Anaheim will finish 6th if they win tonight and Columbus does not earn a point.
Anaheim will finish 7th if all three teams (Columbus, Anaheim and St. Louis) earn the same number of points in their final game.
Anaheim will finish 7th if Columbus earns a point and Anaheim does not earn less points in their final game than St. Louis.
Anaheim will finish 8th if they lose tonight and St. Louis earns one more point than Anaheim did in the loss.
 
St. Louis will finish 6th if Columbus does not earn a point, Anaheim does not win and St. Louis wins tomorrow.
St. Louis will finish 7th if Columbus earns a point and St. Louis earns one more point in their final game than Anaheim.
St. Louis will finish 8th if they do not earn one more point than Anaheim OR two more than Columbus.
 
In other Western Conference action tonight, Vancouver can clinch the Pacific Division and No. 3 seed with a point at Colorado (3:00 pm ET).  If Vancouver does not earn a point, Calgary could pass them with a victory vs. Edmonton (10:00 pm ET).
 

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 52 39 9 4 171 117 82
2 FLA 54 32 16 6 150 122 70
3 NYR 54 31 18 5 153 135 67
4 DET 54 28 18 8 136 132 64
5 NYI 52 28 18 6 145 129 62
6 TBL 53 29 20 4 140 127 62
7 BOS 53 28 19 6 153 146 62
8 PIT 53 27 19 7 138 135 61
9 NJD 55 27 21 7 122 123 61
10 MTL 55 27 24 4 147 145 58
11 CAR 54 24 21 9 130 142 57
12 OTT 55 25 24 6 154 169 56
13 PHI 52 23 20 9 122 137 55
14 BUF 54 21 27 6 124 146 48
15 CBJ 55 21 28 6 137 170 48
16 TOR 52 19 24 9 120 144 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
D. Larkin 53 18 20 26 38
H. Zetterberg 54 10 27 4 37
T. Tatar 53 16 17 0 33
G. Nyquist 54 14 16 0 30
P. Datsyuk 39 8 21 13 29
J. Abdelkader 54 14 13 -3 27
M. Green 46 4 17 -7 21
N. Kronwall 45 3 14 -10 17
B. Richards 40 5 11 7 16
D. DeKeyser 50 7 8 13 15
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Mrazek 21 10 4 .934 1.94
J. Howard 7 8 4 .904 2.89